Formation

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'Formation' Director: 'I Didn't Know the Video Was Going to Incite All Those Conversations'

Melina Matsoukas opens up about her work with both Knowles sisters, being a Black woman in a White man-dominated industry for the New Yorker. 

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Beyoncé, Kanye West and More Artists of Color Score Grammy Noms

Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nominations, including three in the song, record and album of the year categories.

WATCH: This Hilarious 'Formation' Spoof Takes Aim at Anti-Abortion TRAP Laws

Jean Grae, Joyelle Nicole and Denae Famada team up for Lady Parts Justice League’s “InFormation,” a comedic video with a serious message.

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Beyoncé Honors Mothers of the Movement, Crushes 'Lemonade' Hits at MTV Video Music Awards

Plus, Rihanna took home the Video Vanguard Award, Kanye West spoke (a lot) and more from the VMAs. 

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Beyoncé Leads MTV's VMAs Pack With 11 Nominations

Bey earned nominations for several videos from her groundbreaking visual album “Lemonade,” including “Freedom” and “Sorry.”

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Beyoncé, Drake and Other Celebrities Condemn Police Violence and Racism

The back-to-back killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police this week stirred criticism and mourning from many prominent entertainers and creators.

Beyoncé Talks Police Violence, Feminism in Elle Interview

The “Formation” singer covers the May 2016 issue of the women’s magazine

3-Person Anti-Beyoncé Protest Dwarfed by Nearby Counterprotest

One of the anti-Beyoncé protesters didn’t even see the singer’s performance. 

ICYMI: 'SNL' on White People on 'Formation'

This pitch-perfect skit shows what happened on “The Day Beyoncé Turned Black.”

Activists Describe How They Got Beyoncé's Backup Dancers to Demand Justice for Mario Woods

Mic spoke to the activists responsible for passing a sign to the dancers at Super Bowl 50. Here’s the story. 

On 'Jackson Five Nostrils,' Creole vs. 'Negro' and Beefing Over Beyoncé's 'Formation'

As you know, the video for Beyoncé Knowles’ ”Formation” does the most, from invoking police violence, to flashing back to Hurricane Katrina, to celebrating Blue Ivy’s adorable afro. Here, Yaba Blay, a dark-skinned, New Orleans-bred scholar who researches skin color and identity politics, gets into a topic we’ve been avoiding: the message Beyoncé is sending about complexion and worth. 

Beyoncé, Dancers Channel Black Panthers Iconography at Super Bowl

They commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Black Panthers at Super Bowl 50, with the dancers later demanding justice for Mario Woods.